Board of Commissioners

The Commissioners are elected by Park District residents to serve staggered terms without compensation. They are responsible for developing policies, which provide direction for the operation of the parks, facilities, and recreation programs. The Board also hires the Executive Director who in turn, hires the staff which manages the various departments of the Park District. The Board of Commissioners meets on the fourth Monday of each month at the Inwood Athletic Club, 3000 West Jefferson Street, at 5:00 pm. The public is invited to attend.

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2024 Meetings

Regular meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. Generally, if there is to be a Work Session, it will be on the third Monday of the month. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change. here

Regular Meetings

January 22 Agenda Minutes
February 26 Agenda Minutes
March 25 Agenda Minutes
April 22 Agenda
**May 20 Agenda
**June 17
July 22
August 26
September 23
October 28
**November 18
**December 19

Special Meetings

Work Sessions

*January 16 (Tuesday) CANCELED
*February 20 (Tuesday) CANCELED
March 19 CANCELED
March 25 (Decennial Committee on Efficiency) Agenda Minutes
April 15 (Special Meeting) Agenda
April 22 (Decennial Committee on Efficiency) Agenda
May 13
June 10
July 15
August 19
September 16
October 21
November 11
December 9

2023 Meetings

Regular meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. Generally, if there is to be a Work Session, it will be on the third Monday of the month. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Regular Meetings

January 23 Agenda Minutes
February 27 Agenda Minutes
March 27 Agenda Minutes
April 24 Agenda Minutes
May 22 Agenda Minutes
**June 20 (Tuesday) Agenda Minutes
July 24 Agenda Minutes
August 28 Agenda Minutes
September 25 Agenda Minutes
October 23 Agenda Minutes
**November 20 Agenda Minutes
**December 21 (Thursday) Agenda Minutes

Special Meetings

Work Sessions

*January 17 (Tuesday) CANCELED
*February 21 (Tuesday) CANCELED
March 20 CANCELED
April 17 CANCELED  
May 15 CANCELED
June 12 CANCELED
July 17 CANCELED  
August 1 (Work Session) Agenda Minutes
August 21 CANCELED
September 18 CANCELED
October 16 CANCELED
November 13 CANCELED
November 20 (Special Meeting) Agenda Minutes
December 11 CANCELED  

* Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday. Work session held on the second Monday.

Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

2022 Meetings

Regular meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. Generally, if there is to be a Work Session, it will be on the third Monday of the month. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Regular Meetings

January 24 Agenda Minutes
February 28 Agenda Minutes
March 28 Agenda Minutes
April 25 Agenda Minutes
May 23 Agenda Minutes
June 20 Agenda Minutes
July 25 Agenda Minutes
August 22 Agenda Minutes
September 26 Agenda Minutes
October 17 Agenda Minutes
**November 21 Agenda Minutes
**December 19 Agenda Minutes

Special Meetings

February 15
Agenda Minutes
March 9 Agenda Minutes
December 19 Agenda Minutes

Work Sessions

*January 18 (Tuesday) CANCELED
*February 22 (Tuesday) CANCELED
March 21 CANCELED
April 18 CANCELED
May 16 CANCELED
June 13 CANCELED
July 18 CANCELED
August 15 CANCELED
September 19 CANCELED
October 11 CANCELED
November 14 CANCELED
December 12 CANCELED

* Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday. Work session held on the second Monday.

Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

2021 Meetings

Regular meetings are held the fourth Monday of the month at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. Generally, if there is to be a Work Session, it will be on the third Monday of the month. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Regular Meetings

January 25 Agenda Minutes
February 22 Agenda Minutes
March 22 Agenda Minutes
April 26 Agenda Minutes
May 24 Agenda Minutes
**June 21 Agenda Minutes
July 26 Agenda Minutes
August 23 Agenda Minutes
September 27 Agenda Minutes
October 25 Agenda Minutes
November 15 Agenda Minutes
**December 20 Agenda Minutes

Special Meetings

January 13
Agenda Minutes
February 1 Agenda Minutes
August 16 Agenda Minutes
December 20 Agenda Minutes

Work Sessions

*January 19 (Tuesday) Canceled
*February 16 (Tuesday) Canceled
March 15 Canceled
April 19 Canceled  
May 17 Canceled
June 14 Canceled
July 19 Canceled  
August 16 Canceled
September 20 Canceled
October 18 Canceled
November 8 Canceled
December 13 Canceled  

* Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday. Work session held on the second Monday.

Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

2020 Meetings

Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Time: 5:00

Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

Regular Meetings

January 27 Agenda Minutes
February 24 Agenda Minutes
April 6 Agenda Minutes
April 27 Agenda Minutes
**May 18 Agenda Minutes
June 22 Agenda Minutes
July 27 Agenda Minutes
August 24 Agenda Minutes
September 28 Agenda Minutes
October 26 Agenda Minutes
November 23 Agenda Minutes
**December 21 Agenda Minutes

Special Meetings

August 6 Agenda Minutes
December 21 Agenda Minutes

Work Sessions

*January 21 (Tuesday) Canceled
*February 18 (Tuesday) Canceled
March 16 Canceled
April 20 Canceled  
May 11 Canceled
June 15 Canceled
July 20 Agenda Minutes
August 17 Canceled
September 21 Canceled
October 19 Canceled
November 16  
December 14  

* Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).

Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by Email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

2019 Meetings

Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Time: 5:00

Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

Regular Meetings

January 28 Agenda Minutes
February 25 Agenda Minutes
March 25 Agenda Minutes
April 15 Agenda Minutes
**May 20 Agenda Minutes
**June 17 Agenda Minutes
July 22 Agenda Minutes
August 26 Agenda Minutes
September 23 Agenda Minutes
October 28 Agenda Minutes
November 25 Agenda Minutes
**December 16 Agenda Minutes

Special Meetings

January 7 Agenda Minutes
January 19 Agenda Minutes
February 21 Agenda Minutes
March 12 Agenda Minutes
April 8 Agenda Minutes
May 13 Agenda Minutes
July 30 Agenda Minutes
August 21 Agenda Minutes
September 9 Agenda Minutes
December 16 Agenda Minutes

WORK SESSIONS

*January 12 (Tuesday) Canceled
*February 19 (Tuesday) Canceled
March 1 Canceled
April 15 Canceled  
May 13 Canceled
June 10 Canceled
July 15 Canceled  
August 19 Canceled
September 16 Canceled
October 21 Canceled
November 18 Canceled
December 9 Canceled  

* Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).

Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by Email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.